Cristie Hopkins currently serves the citizens of Harford County, MD as the Director of Media and Public Relations for the Harford County Sheriff’s Office. She joined the Agency in 2013 and was promoted to the Chief Spokesperson in 2014. As Director, she oversees all aspects of Communications, Public and Media Relations, as well as Marketing for the Agency, and hosts the Agency television show, Behind the Badge.
Ms. Hopkins holds Bachelors's degree in Communications with a minor in Marketing; beginning her communications career in 1998 at a Harford County nonprofit (with nothing but a fax machine!).
Cristie Hopkins’s Session(s):
11:45 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Pacific Time — Monday, May 9, 2022
Social media can be an incredible tool to help forge stronger relationships between first responder agencies and the public they serve. How can we begin to change the perception the public has regarding law enforcement and other public safety officers in their communities?
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